August 2013 - Clay County Free Press
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Skyler Withrow  OBIT
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Skyler Cheyenne Withrow

Gauley Bridge, WV – Skyler Cheyenne Withrow, 17, of Gauley Bridge, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013, at CAMC-General Division. Born on December 22, 1995, in Beckley, she was the daughter of Brian Withrow More...

Irene Neal OBIT
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Irene Neal

Belva, WV – Irene Neal, 83, of Belva, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2013 at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston. Born March 31, 1930 in Greenbrier County, she was the daughter of Hobart and Ursley Holcomb More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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James Snyder

Birch River, WV – James Snyder, 56, of Birch River, entered into rest Tuesday, August 20, 2013. Born November 17, 1956 in Braxton, he was the son of the late James and Lucy (Murphy) Snyder. James is survived More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Garland “Bill” Morris

Dixie, WV – Our wonderful and beloved father, Garland “Bill” Morris, 92, of Dixie, WV passed away on August 23, 2013. He was a veteran of World War II, having served as a Gunners Mate in the US Navy. He More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Ora Nottingham Duffield

Duck, WV – Ora Nottingham Duffield, 90, known to everyone as “Grandma” of Duck, died Thursday, August 22, 2013 in Braxton Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. Born May 6, 1923 in Strange Creek, More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Lilliana Rayne Keiffer

Lilliana Rayne Keiffer passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 19, 2013, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Jacqueline Shamblin. She is survived by her parents, Joshua Keiffer More...

cutline story.Back to School Bash
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Back to School Bash a huge success

Saturday’s back to school bash was a huge success! Around 300 children and their families benefited from the event, receiving free back to school gear while enjoying the live music and entertainment.  More...

Back to School time
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Back to School Time!

Buses are rolling in Clay County. By Erica Kearns It’s officially back to school time! Summer is nowhere near being over, but teachers, parents and around 2,000 students gathered their supplies and headed back More...

unemployment
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Unemployment rates continue to rise

By Erica Kearns Unemployment rates in Clay County are still on the rise. Although thirty of West Virginia’s 55 counties reported decreased unemployment rates in the month of July, Clay County’s rate climbed More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Clay resident awarded “Distinguished West Virginian”

By Amber Bass In a moment of immense darkness, Jeremy Mullins responded with light. In the early morning hours of August 7th, 11 young lives hung in a frail balance. Woken by screams for help, Mullins did only what More...